Electrical & Instrumentation Technician – Perth / Full Time

Assist our Telemetry team and enjoy the best of both worlds as you work on-site & in the office. National enquiry line 07 5438 4300

About National Pump & Energy

We provide the benefits you expect from a leading national company, but what makes us different?

Rewarding Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer a diverse fast-paced work environment

Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team

Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!


About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and water treatment solutions. As an industry leader our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

About the role:

Are you a qualified Electrician/Electrical Fitter with a keen interest in SCADA, PLC and telemetry projects? In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on complex industrial electrical installations involving automation, instrumentation, and SCADA & IOT cloud-based systems. In this role, you will work from the Welshpool workshop with occasional travel to local project sites.


Key Responsibilities:

• Preventive maintenance of water and wastewater electrical and telemetry infrastructure networks

• Reactive/breakdown maintenance of water and wastewater electrical and telemetry infrastructure

• Installation of electrical infrastructure and systems to current Australian Standards and client specifications

• Design, development, testing and commissioning of industrial automation projects

• Electrical installation works and drawing mark-ups

• Keeping accurate records of installations, system changes & maintenance performed

• Evaluation, troubleshooting, test and repair of NPE flow monitoring equipment and instrumentation (data loggers, sensors, and telemetry devices, calibration equipment and other monitoring equipment)

• Provide technical support to NPE personnel, clients and other end users of NPE equipment

• Investigate and test new monitoring technologies

• Scheduled on call/after-hours response as required

• Perform instrumentation verification and calibration

• Perform telemetry system checks

• Assist with pumpstation upgrades

• Network system installation and upgrades (TCP/IP skills)

• Deliver excellent customer service to champion the NPE brand

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


• Current Driver’s Licence

• Relevant Trade Certificate (Electrical/Electrical Fitter/Airconditioning and Refrigeration)

• Electrical Licence (or Restricted Electrical)

• Demonstrated experience in industrial electrical, instrumentation and controls

• Exposure to telemetry systems using SCADA and IoT platforms with a sound knowledge of relevant SCADA telemetry protocols

• Demonstrated experience and understanding of Linux, C, C++, SQL, Python and SDLC

• Ability to template Markup Language (JSON and YAML)

• Skilled with SCM (with preference of Git)

• Proven experience with CI/CD concepts

• Knowledge of MQTT and Telecommunications concepts and network TCP/IP communications (including wireless technologies)

• Demonstrated expertise working with distributed network systems, VPN, and common network interfaces

• Intermediate programming and software experience (PLC, Python, Javascript)

• Technical competency including instrumentation, SCADA / PLC / RTU, fault finding and commissioning

• Experience with 4-20mA instruments and control systems

• Knowledge of ModBus systems and an ability to decode registers

• Demonstrated experience with micro-controllers (Arduino, Raspberry PI)



• Experience in preventative maintenance and new installations of electrical systems associated with water infrastructure would be advantageous

• Instrumentation Qualification (Cert III/IV)

• Diesel and electrical pump experience

Further information


We believe in providing a great employee experience. Therefore, we invest in perks, benefits, and experiences to make the employee journey the best it can be. You will be offered the following benefits and more:

• Opportunity to grow within the business and own what you do

• Complimentary Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family

• Great savings on Private Health Insurance

• Generous discounts available on our online employee portal (Save $ at popular retailers including JB Hifi, Event Cinemas and many more!)


Still curious about what makes NPE a great place to work? Get the inside scoop about #LifeatNPE from our team by checking out employee ratings on SEEK. For further information on the role, please contact Ayla Montero – 0488 414 544. Shortlisting will commence immediately. don’t delay, apply today!

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